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You should install smart meters even if they're dumb, says flack

The UK’s controversial smart meter programme will only succeed in saving consumers cash if people are made aware of the benefits, says Rob Smith, head of policy and public affairs at Smart Energy GB. Some 53 million smart meters are due to be installed in residences and small businesses by the end of 2020, at an estimated cost …
Kat Hall, 9 Sep 2016

Exertis parent DCC swallows Computers Unlimited for £24m

DCC Technology has acquired consumer tech distie Computers Unlimited for £24m, the Ireland-headquartered group confirmed today. The buy adds roughly 2,000 trading accounts, offices in London, Paris and Barcelona that employ roughly 200 staff and hardware/software from 70 vendors including Adobe, Epson and WD. CU operates four …
Paul Kunert, 19 May 2015

Exetis Micro P parent smirks, files another set of bumper numbers

DCC Technology, parent of Euro disties and specialist service providers, is again laughing all the way to the bank after plugging slower tab sales with demand for PCs, gaming systems and a larger reseller customer base. The network of IT companies trade under the Exertis brand and include Exertis Micro P, Exertis Gem, Exertis …
Paul Kunert, 5 Nov 2014
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DCC SerCom: Suck on that, distie rivals - our sales went UP 20%

DCC SerCom - parent of UK disties MicroP and Gem - cocked a snook to the economic turmoil engulfing many competitors by reporting a healthy set of financials for the first six months of ended September. Turnover was up by a little more than a fifth to €922.2m (£738.91m) compared to €766.9m in the same period a year earlier, as …
Paul Kunert, 6 Nov 2012
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IT products give energy giant DCC relief from icy hot patch

DCC gained some cheer from its IT distribution business over the last year, after an unusually mild winter put a chill on its energy distribution business. Overall revenues at the Irish conglomerate came in at €10.7bn for the year ending 31 March, up 23.2 per cent. Pre-tax income was €155.8m, compared to €203.8m in the …
Joe Fay, 15 May 2012
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Sony to can MiniDisc Walkman

While the news will prompt an uncomprehending look from 99 per cent of Brits, the few remaining fans of Sony's MiniDisc format will mourn the MD Walkman's passing when production ceases in September. Last year, Sony canned production of cassette Walkman players. The MD Walkman was launched in Japan in 1992, and that's one of …
Tony Smith, 8 Jul 2011
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Irish distie grabs Advent

Irish distributor DCC has bought Advent Data Limited – the Leeds-based office consumables supplier. Advent employs 111 people and made a profit in 2010 of €4.5m on turnover of €150.1m. Advent flogs printer cartridges and other office supplies; it claims to more than £10m in stock at its Elland warehouse. DCC, made up of five …
John Oates, 9 Mar 2011
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Biz services group borgs French distie

Irish distributor and business services group DCC has bought French consumer distie Comtrade SA for €11.4m. Comtrade employs 65 people and flogs iPod docking stations, portable hard drives, speakers and other computer accessories. DCC group's Sercom division is moving to extend its product and market reach. The French firm …
John Oates, 23 Aug 2010
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Weaker sterling knocks back DCC

DCC, the Irish conglomerate, today said its IT distribution arm, DCC Sercom, achieved underlying double digit operating profit growth. But it warns that weaker sterling could feed through to worse group profits in the second half of the year - the company reports in euros. DCC Sercom either traded ahead of or in line with …
Team Register, 18 Jul 2008
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DCC looks down from peak

Irish distribution giant DCC Sercom has said it expects profits to dip after pulling off a dramatic climb last year. The firm's preliminary results for the 12 months ended 31 March 2007 showed today that it had managed a 35.3 per cent hike in operating profit on the prior year. Sercom's parent, DCC group, managed an overall …
Mark Ballard, 14 May 2007

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